Bill Sponsors: IL SB1596 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Worker's Compensation Act and the Workers' Occupational Diseases Act. Provides that specified Sections limiting recovery do not apply to injuries or death resulting from an occupational disease as to which the recovery of compensation benefits under the Act would be precluded due to the operation of any period of repose or repose provision. Provides that, as to any such injury occupational disease, the employee, the employee's heirs, and any person having the standing under law to bring a civil action at law has the nonwaivable right to bring such an action against any employer or employers. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 16-0)

Status: (Passed) 2019-05-17 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0006 [SB1596 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]

Sponsors

NameTypeSponsorshipDistrictFinancialEncyclopediaBiography
Senator Elgie Sims [D]PrimarySponsored BillsSD-017FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Linda Holmes [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-042FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Jacqueline Collins [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-016FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Ram Villivalam [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-008FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Robert Peters [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-013N/ABallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Martin Sandoval [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-011FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Patricia Vanpelt-Watkins [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-005FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Cristina Castro [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-022FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Jay Hoffman [D]PrimarySponsored BillsHD-113FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Andre Thapedi [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-032FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Curtis Tarver [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-025FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Jonathan Carroll [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-057FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Katie Stuart [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-112FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Marcus Evans [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-033FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Robert Martwick [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-019FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Joyce Mason [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-061FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart

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